The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui

Sunday October 16th, 2016 - 2:00PM

Location : Under St Marks, New York, NY

The place is Prohibition-era Chicago, and the once-powerful Cauliflower Trust is in serious trouble…can they place their fate in the bloodstained hands of the windy city’s most notorious gangster, Arturo Ui?

Brecht’s hilarious yet powerful parable play about corruption in the Chicago vegetable trade shed light on Hitler’s rise to power when it was written nearly 75 years ago, providing a cautionary tale against future authoritarian figures coming to power. Could a dire warning about the rise of a strong-arming (and perhaps, alar...